Industry Loses SC Johnson Matriarch

March 7, 2018

Imogene Powers Johnson passed away March 3, 2018. She was 87 years old.

In 1954, Imogene married Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr., the fourth-generation leader of his family’s company—SC Johnson. She was extremely active in her community, founding The Prairie School, a private pre-kindergarten through high school in Wind Point, WI. Her husband passed away in 2004 and in 2017 Forbes estimated her net worth at US$3.8 billion, The Milwaukee Business Journal reports.

Imogene is survived by her four children:

  • Fisk Johnson, current CEO and chairman of SC Johnson
  • Helen Johnson-Leipold, CEO and chairman of Johnson Outdoors
  • Winnie Johnson-Marquart, president of the Johnson Family Foundation
  • Curt Johnson, former head of JohnsonDiversey.

About SC Johnson Professional
Based in Racine, WI, SC Johnson Professional is a manufacturer of janitorial and sanitation cleaners. For more information, visit